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The Laughing Policeman Protest Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-062
Abstract

Clippings, flyers, interview transcript, news releases, notes, and studio publicity materials documenting protests in San Francisco directed against the motion picture, The Laughing Policeman, a police thriller released in 1973. Gay and lesbian rights activists objected to the representation of gay men and gay social life in the movie, which revolved around a mass-murderer with a secret gay identity.

Dates: 1973

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  • Subject: Gay activists X
  • Subject: Gay activists X
  • Subject: Mass media and gays -- United States X
  • Subject: Gay activists X
  • Subject: Motion pictures and gay men X